Deepthi Sasidharan

Art Historian, Curator, Museum Archivist

Deepthi Sasidharan is an art historian, curator and founder Director at Eka Archiving, a cultural advisory and works on heritage and museum projects across India with the government, private and corporate clients. Deepthi has led Eka projects have been path-breaking in India, including setting up museums, seminal exhibitions and the creation of archives like those for Kalakshetra at Chennai, City Palace at Udaipur, Mumbai Police and Tata Trusts, Mumbai.


She is currently working on the Moda Goa Museum, India’s first costume museum in Goa, on the redevelopment of the Bastion Bungalow, Fort Kochi with the Government of Kerala and a memorial project in Porbander, Gujarat.


A Fulbright and Fundacao Oriente scholar, she has curated, spoken and published extensively on 19th century photography and has worked on photography collections at IGNCA and IGMT, New Delhi, and Chowmahalla Palace, Hyderabad and several private collections. Deepthi lives in Mumbai and is the co-author of Indira A Life of Courage (2017) and Treasures of the Deccan (2018)

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